Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis

VAW Emergency Shelter, Sexual Assault Centre, Human trafficking services

G-WWIC provides community-based services to women and children on domestic violence, sexual violence and human trafficking.

Organization Information

Address: 38 Elizabeth St, Guelph, Ontario

Phone Number: 519-836-1110

Crisis Line: 519-836-5710 or 1-800-265-7233


Hours of operation: Varies by program (contact organization to inquire)


Services Available:
VAW Shelter
VAW Counselling/Support Services
VAW Legal Support/Advocacy
VAW Housing Support/Advocacy/THSP
VAW Crisis Line Support
Transitional/Second Stage Housing Program
Sexual Assault Group Counselling Services
Education/Prevention Services for Children and Youth
Education/Prevention Services for Adults
Legal Services/Advocacy
Community-based advocacy services

Organization Located In: Urban (population 100,000 and over)


Languages Available: English

Translation Services: Yes

Initial Contact: In-person (walk in services), Phone

Ongoing Service Delivery: In-person, Text, Web-based chat, Phone

Accessibility: Yes, fully

Gender-neutral Bathrooms: Yes

Childcare Services: No

Pet Accommodations: Coordinate with local humane societies

Specialized/targeted Programming:
Older Adults
Survivors of Exploitation and Human Trafficking

Inclusivity Policies: Anti-Racism Anti-Oppression (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Harm Reduction (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Informed-Consent (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Feminist Intersectional Framework (Policy Includes Complaint Procedure), Trauma-Informed - Policy Includes Complaint Procedure, Service Trans and Non-Binary (Policy Includes Training), Sex-Work Positive Framework

Transportation Costs Provided For: Emergency Transportation (to shelter), Public Transportation for programming/appointments

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